Gender

Tracy Jawad
Life can be both glamorous and humorous for us all, and like a well-kept secret passed along the generations that have paved the way, Sultana knows this all too well. The boundaries of our self-expression only exist if we choose to abide by them––and she’s chosen freedom.
Maya El Ammar
The daughters’ silence does not mean that during all this time they were uncertain their mother had been wronged and deliberately taken from them too early. If the case proves one thing it is that nothing can cut the tie between a mother and her daughters, while the battle for women’s justice continues …
Daraj Team
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time; to stem it in Lebanon requires immediate action and attention. The right mix of policies, skills, incentives, political will and women’s leadership can influence public behavior, encourage the right investments and mitigate devastating outcomes for Lebanon’s cherished environment. 
Aya Mansour
With the rise of the religious tide in the country, and the increase in corruption and political division, many Iraqis see no other way to solve their worldly issues than to visit the imams’ shrines, and pray …
Nourhan Sharaf Eddine
“Fortunately, the terrorists did not use an apple to carry out their suicide bombing, otherwise an entire generation of Chadians would have to grow up without knowing the taste of apples …”
Sinar Hassan
“I couldn’t do anything because I was afraid, then when I went to receive the treatment, the nurse asked me, ‘Are you a boy or a girl? Have we not gotten rid of those [trans people] yet? I thought the clerics and authorities prevented them from being out among us.’
Eman Adel
Passant Khaled committed suicide following the online publication of fake naked photos of her. Perhaps, with her death and goodbye letter, she wished to shake up her family, her village, and Egyptian society as a whole, for them to truly feel the immense harm caused when girls are bullied and publicly shamed.
Nourhan Sharaf Eddine
The reasons for the marginalization of women are many, including the curriculum for Lebanon’s history books, which was introduced in the 1960s and has not been updated since. Nayla Hamadeh, Ex-President of the Lebanese Association for History (LAH), speaks up.
Samia Aghbari
In a tribal and conservative society such as Yemen, publishing a photo or video online of a girl without a veil, eating qat, smoking a shisha, or worse, produces a scandal that could lead to her death. Extortionists increasingly exploit this to get money or information.
Myriam Sweidan
According to the International Rescue Committee, 30,000 women became unemployed following the Beirut port explosion. According to UN Women, 51 percent of those affected concern women-headed households. Here is the story of three of them.
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